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Past Events: Explore the Arts

  • Ballet 360° - Choreographers: George Balanchine

    Sat., Oct. 17, 2009, 3:00 PM
    2009-2010 Season
    The Ballet 360° lecture series continues its in-depth look at ballet with this season's sessions focusing on some of the form's iconic choreographers.

  • Master Class: Pilobolus Dance Theatre

    Sat., Oct. 3, 2009, 11:00 AM
    2009-2010 Season
    This Explore the Arts participatory (sorry, no observers allowed) master class for intermediate to advanced dancers is led by Pilobolus Dance Theatre members.

  • The Kennedy Center Theater Look-in: Spring Awakening

    Wed., Jul. 15, 2009, 5:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join company members from Spring Awakening for an insider's look, complete with lively discussions and opportunities to ask questions of the artists!

  • The Kennedy Center Theater Look-in: The Color Purple

    Wed., Jul. 8, 2009, 5:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join company members from The Color Purple for an insider's look, complete with lively discussions and opportunities to ask questions of the artists!

  • Open Rehearsal: The Royal Ballet

    Tue., Jun. 23, 2009, 1:30 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join dance scholars for an insider's look at The Royal Ballet as the dancers prepare onstage for performances of Manon and a mixed repertory program.

  • Open Rehearsal: Bolshoi Ballet

    Tue., Jun. 16, 2009, 1:30 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join dance scholars for an insider's look at Bolshoi Ballet as the dancers prepare onstage for performances of Le Corsaire.

  • The Kennedy Center The Bolshoi Returns

    Mon., Jun. 15, 2009, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    In an intimate discussion with Yuri Burlaka, Bolshoi Ballet's new Artistic Director, hear first-hand about the legacy that has made the Bolshoi great and the vision that will take the company into the future.

  • The Kennedy Center Summer Social Dance Party

    Jun. 5 - 12, 2009
    2008-2009 Season
    Learn fun social dances from around the world--and then shake your groove thing on the dance floor to live music on the Millennium Stage.

  • The Kennedy Center Moving With the Spirit: The Sacred Jazz of Mary Lou Williams

    Sat., May 16, 2009, 6:01 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Mary Lou Williams biographer Dr. Tammy Kernodle and award-winning pianist and composer Deanna Witkowski present a program of performance and discussion devoted to the sacred jazz works of Mary Lou Williams.

  • The Kennedy Center 5th Annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Competition: Piano

    Fri., May 15, 2009
    2008-2009 Season
    The fifth annual competition features exceptional female jazz pianists competing before a jury of internationally renowned musicians.

  • The Kennedy Center Theater Look-in: Ragtime

    Wed., Apr. 29, 2009, 5:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join company members from Ragtime for an insider's look, complete with lively discussions and opportunities to ask questions of the artists!

  • The Kennedy Center Broadway Up Close and Personal: Sheldon Harnick

    Mon., Apr. 20, 2009, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    In this special evening, join Tony Award–winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick for an intimate interview with ASCAP's Michael Kerker and live performances by special guests singing the best of Sheldon Harnick.

  • Ballet 360: The Great Ballets: The Sleeping Beauty

    Sun., Apr. 5, 2009, 2:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Back by popular demand! Performance Plus™ continues its in-depth look at ballet with some of the form's iconic works. Dance critic Alexandra Tomalonis uses video of The Sleeping Beauty.

  • The Kennedy Center But Then, She's Betty Carter: Film & Discussion

    Sun., Mar. 29, 2009, 4:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Watch a screening of Michelle Parkerson's unforgettable portrait of legendary vocalist Betty Carter. A discussion with artists who shared the stage with Carter follows.

  • Master Class: Paul Taylor Dance Company

    Thu., Mar. 26, 2009, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from the Paul Taylor Dance Company.

  • Master Class: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

    Mon., Mar. 23, 2009, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed), is led by company members from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company.

  • Shakespeare in the Arab World

    Sat., Mar. 7, 2009, 5:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    This discussion examines Arab-Islamic interpretations of Shakespeare and why the Bard's stories work so well within a cultural context so seemingly far removed.

  • A Taste of the Arab World

    Feb. 28 - Mar. 14, 2009
    2008-2009 Season
    This three-part mini-immersion takes you on a culinary journey into the various regions of the Arab world, learning about the food, land, the people, and the culture of each region.

  • Open Rehearsal: American Ballet Theatre

    Tue., Feb. 17, 2009, 1:30 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join dance scholars for an insider's look at American Ballet Theatre as the dancers prepare onstage for performances of Swan Lake and their mixed repertory program. 

  • The Kennedy Center Beyond the Baton with conductor Iván Fischer

    Sat., Feb. 7, 2009, 6:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Before National Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor Iván Fischer's concert on Feb. 7, learn about his Bartók and Dvo?ák program and get his perspective on great music.

  • Master Class: Mark Morris Dance Group

    Sat., Jan. 31, 2009, 11:00 AM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from Mark Morris Dance Group.

  • The Kennedy Center A Great Day in Harlem: Film & Discussion

    Sun., Jan. 25, 2009, 4:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    In this fascinating documentary narrated by Quincy Jones, you'll learn the story behind the world's most celebrated jazz photograph. A Q&A with Benny Golson and Dr. John Edward Hasse follows.

  • Master Class: Limón Dance Company

    Sat., Jan. 17, 2009, 11:00 AM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from the Limón Dance Company.

  • Ballet 360: The Great Ballets: Swan Lake

    Sun., Jan. 11, 2009, 2:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Back by popular demand! Performance Plus™ continues its in-depth look at ballet with some of the form's iconic works. Dance critic Alexandra Tomalonis uses video of Swan Lake.

  • The Kennedy Center Master Class: Merce Cunningham Dance Company

    Sat., Dec. 13, 2008, 11:00 AM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

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